Bowman Brown is Chairman of the Executive Committee and the Financial Services Practice Group of Shutts & Bowen LLP.
Bowman has been named in Best Lawyers in America® every year since 1983. He is currently listed in five areas: Banking Law, Corporate Law, Insurance Law, International Trade and Financial Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law. He was named by Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2005 as a “dean of the bank regulatory world – if you want to set up in Florida, he’s your guy.” He has been named by Chambers USA every year since 2007 as the only Florida banking and finance lawyer to receive Chambers’ highest rating — the “Star Individual” designation. In 2015, he earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for legal ability and ethical standards. In 2016, he was the only lawyer listed by the Expert Guide for Florida and the region south of Washington, D.C. in Banking, Finance and Transactional Law.
Bowman has served as Chairman of The Florida Bank Banking Law & Credit Regulation Committee and as General Counsel and member of the Executive Committee of the Florida International Bankers Association, Inc. Bowman has served two three-year terms as a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York Banking Law Committee and as a Trustee of the Pan American Development Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based affiliate of the Organization of the American States.
In 2006, Bowman received the Judge’s Award from the Beacon Council, South Florida’s public/private economic development organization, for his efforts in developing and implementing legislation designed to encourage the development of Florida as an international insurance carrier.
Bowman is the editor of “International Banking Centres” published by Euromoney, London; and “Private Banking and the Law,” published by LatinFinance. He has served as Adjunct Professor of Banking Law at the University of Miami School of Law.